Story courtesy of the Lions Club (Basseterre, St. Kitts) – An installation ceremony was held on the evening of Saturday 19th July 2008 at the Frigate Bay Resort for incoming officers of the ST. KITTS LIONS & LEO CLUBS for the new Lionistic Year 2008 ~ 2009.” Lion Ray John MJF installed the new board after a stirring feature address delivered by guest speaker Khrystus Wallace CEO of KVK Enterprises Ltd. “INCOMING LION OFFICERS PRESIDENT: Lion Terrence Richards IMMED. PAST PRESIDENT: Lion Valdemar Warner MJF 1ST VICE PRESIDENT: Lion Patricia Farrell-Heyliger 2ND VICE PRESIDENT: Lion Bernadette Dolphin 3RD VICE PRESIDENT: Lion Marsha Harris SECRETARY: Lion Cheryl Cannonier TREASURER: Lion Dennis Cornwall MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR: Lion Avril Edwards-Wilkes DIRECTORS: Lion Fernella Griffin, Lion Sonia Henry, Lion Agnes Crawford INCOMING LEO OFFICERS PRESIDENT: Leo Donelle Caines SECRETARY: Leo Janelle Lewis TREASURER: Leo Lindsey Connor “According to incoming Lion President, “I am confident that with the varying backgrounds and experiences, which you bring to this movement, a creative energy will emerge and propel us forward, as we draw on each other’s strengths, continuing the St. Kitts Lions Club’s commitment to serving the community as we “Grow Beyond Growth”, make 2008 GREAT, and SHINE in 2009!” “Since the St. Kitts Lion Club’s chartering in 1979, its members have worked on a variety of projects in the local community, including Diabetes Awareness, Sight Conservation & Eye Banks, Elegance, Children Fun Day, Accessible Sidewalks/Ramps, JNF KiddiePark, among others. Proceeds from past fundraising events have gone to various charities, scholarships and other causes to which the club has contributed. “The St. Kitts Lions Club has 40 members and meets on 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 7:30pm at Lions Den UWI Centre, The Gardens, Basseterre. Lions clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs. For more information or to get involved with the St. Kitts Lions Club, please contact Lion Terrence Richards at 662-2159, or visit” “Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with over 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the web site at